OREANDA-NEWS  This year, the committee awarded the prize to one person, Belarusian activist Ales Bialiatski, and two organizations - Russian group Memorial, which is list as a foreign agent in Russia, and the Ukrainian organization Center for Civil Liberties.A week of Nobel Prize announcements kicked off this Monday.

Swedish scientist Svante Paabo became the first to receive an award in medicine for his research of Neanderthal DNA.Frenchman Alain Aspect, American John F. Clauser and Austrian Anton Zeilinger jointly won the prize in physics for their works on quantum entanglementThe Nobel Prize in chemistry went to Americans Carolyn R. Bertozzi and K. Barry Sharpless and Danish scholar Morten Meldal for developing a way to let molecular building blocks snap together, which may boost cancer research.The French writer Annie Ernaux became the winner of the 2022 Nobel Prize in Literature for her autobiographical books.The winner of the 2022 Nobel Prize in economics is to be announced on Monday.